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Toker Travels: How To Buy Marijuana Legally In Jamaica - Forbes

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 16:11

Forbes

Toker Travels: How To Buy Marijuana Legally In Jamaica
Forbes
Depending on whom you ask, Red Stripe, Rum and Reggae are the main reasons to take a trip to Jamaica. But what they might not tell you, at least not where would-be saboteurs might be eavesdropping on the conversation, is that the best excuse to head ...

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Ontario awards $300000 research grant to help develop the world's first beer brewed from cannabis - Ottawa Citizen

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 15:55

Ottawa Citizen

Ontario awards $300000 research grant to help develop the world's first beer brewed from cannabis
Ottawa Citizen
Province Brands joins cannabis industry giant Canopy Growth Corp. in Smiths Falls in betting that drinks will become a dominant way that Canadians consume their marijuana when it's legal. And the Ontario government seems to be on board. The grant will ...

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Colombia sees billion-dollar bonanza from legacy of marijuana trade - Reuters

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 13:51

Reuters

Colombia sees billion-dollar bonanza from legacy of marijuana trade
Reuters
It could be the next economic bonanza - like coffee was,” said Aguirre, 61, before a man and a woman arrived at his farm to buy sacks of dried cannabis buds. “I could go to jail for this but that won't happen if I'm working in medicinal.” Farmers who ...

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Trudeau says government 'moving forward' on marijuana legalization - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 13:27

The Globe and Mail

Trudeau says government 'moving forward' on marijuana legalization
The Globe and Mail
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday the plan to make recreational marijuana legal this summer will go ahead without delay despite a recent Senate committee report calling for more consultations. The Canadian Press. Latest Videos. Trudeau says ...

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Legal Marijuana Opponents Say Federal Law Blocks Research - Forbes

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 13:22

Forbes

Legal Marijuana Opponents Say Federal Law Blocks Research
Forbes
The group's Board of Scientific Advisors includes several prominent legalization opponents, including Smart Approaches to Marijuana's Kevin Sabet, former Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI), former White House drug czar Barry McCaffrey, former National ...
Director of drug abuse institute offers words of caution on marijuanaThe Boston Globe

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No longer in the weeds: Alberta's Olds College offering cannabis course - CTV News

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 13:15

CTV News

No longer in the weeds: Alberta's Olds College offering cannabis course
CTV News
OLDS, Alta. -- With the clock ticking down to legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada, demand has exploded in the cannabis industry for qualified workers who can ensure the product is ready to go to market. So a central Alberta college is ...

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Trudeau vows cannabis will be legal by summer as senators urge delay - CBC.ca

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 12:54

CBC.ca

Trudeau vows cannabis will be legal by summer as senators urge delay
CBC.ca
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday recreational cannabis use will be legal by summer, despite calls from some senators to put off legalization by up to a year to allow for further consultation with Indigenous communities. Speaking to reporters ...
Justin Trudeau not backing down on timeline for legalizing marijuana despite calls for delayGlobalnews.ca
Trudeau Presses for Legal Marijuana This Summer as Senate ...Bloomberg
Liberal MP hints criminal records for marijuana possession will be clearedNational Post
News Talk 650 CKOM -iPolitics.ca
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MedReleaf confirms deal talks with Aurora Cannabis, others - The ... - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:44

The Globe and Mail

MedReleaf confirms deal talks with Aurora Cannabis, others - The ...
The Globe and Mail
Medical cannabis grower MedReleaf Corp. confirmed Thursday that it has held talks with Aurora Cannabis Inc. and other rivals about possible transactions. In a news release, MedReleaf said that “it engages from time to time in discussions with other ...
MedReleaf, Aurora Cannabis confirm discussions, but no deal ...CBC.ca
Aurora Cannabis, MedReleaf confirm discussions but say there's no dealFinancial Post
Aurora Cannabis, MedReleaf confirm discussions but say no agreementGlobalnews.ca
Canada NewsWire (press release) -New Cannabis Ventures -Stockhouse
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SLO City Council allows county's first recreational marijuana stores - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 17:57

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

SLO City Council allows county's first recreational marijuana stores
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
The City Council unanimously passed the draft cannabis law, which allows up to three retail storefronts on major arterial roads, including Broad Street, South Higuera and Tank Farm Road. The ordinance is awaiting some final legislative tweaks before it ...

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Cannabis consolidation picks up speed as MedReleaf seeks deal - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 17:32

The Globe and Mail

Cannabis consolidation picks up speed as MedReleaf seeks deal
The Globe and Mail
One of Canada's biggest medical marijuana companies is on the block and conducting talks with some of its rivals that could lead to the creation of the country's most valuable cannabis grower, sources say. The most serious discussions MedReleaf Corp ...
Aurora Cannabis Participates in IPO for The Green Organic DutchmanCanada NewsWire (press release)
Aurora Cannabis Has Significant Long-Term Promise - Seeking AlphaSeeking Alpha
Aurora Cannabis Completes Acquisition of CanniMedStockhouse

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Trudeau won't say if Liberals will delay cannabis legalization as Senators consider long list of proposed changes - National Post

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 17:13

National Post

Trudeau won't say if Liberals will delay cannabis legalization as Senators consider long list of proposed changes
National Post
OTTAWA — With a looming June deadline to vote on the federal government's cannabis bill, Senate committees are recommending a raft of changes to the new law, and even suggesting the Liberals delay legalization. Asked about the possibility of delaying ...
Trudeau won't say whether Liberals will delay cannabis legalization ...CTV News
Senators push for changes to Ottawa's cannabis billThe Globe and Mail
Trudeau won't say whether Liberals will delay cannabis legalizationCityNews
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Assembly of First Nations wants provinces, territories to butt out of ... - CBC.ca

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 16:32

CBC.ca

Assembly of First Nations wants provinces, territories to butt out of ...
CBC.ca
First Nations chiefs on Wednesday called on the federal government to amend its marijuana legalization legislation to prevent provincial regulations from applying on reserves.

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Cannabis plans dominate NSLC talks at legislature - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 15:49

Globalnews.ca

Cannabis plans dominate NSLC talks at legislature
Globalnews.ca
“We're going to have cannabis-infused drinks, edibles, all these things take up shelf space,” he went on. “Have all these things been thought through? Or are we going to be a province that sells it in a special room at the NSLC for a year only to find ...
NSLC to stock hundreds of cannabis products — just not many from ...CBC.ca
Rules around cannabis legalization in NS continue to evolveCTV News
VIBERT: Cannabis business boggles the mindTheChronicleHerald.ca

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The Quest for an Ancient Culture's Cannabis-Filled Cooking - Atlas Obscura

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:12

Atlas Obscura

The Quest for an Ancient Culture's Cannabis-Filled Cooking
Atlas Obscura
Before I know it, Gigani (whose family is Svan) regales me with childhood memories of meter-high marijuana plants in her grandmother's garden. “Before the drug laws were strengthened, it was totally normal to grow cannabis in this part of Georgia,” she ...

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'I Heart Jane' Offers Cannabis Ecommerce And 'Jane Lanes' - Forbes

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:57

Forbes

'I Heart Jane' Offers Cannabis Ecommerce And 'Jane Lanes'
Forbes
As a West Point graduate and Apache helicopter pilot, Soc Rosenfeld was “anti-cannabis,” he said. That changed when he returned from the war in Iraq. “I was always operating at an intensity level of 11,” he said, and that translated to a challenging re ...

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Legalizing cannabis: Senate committee recommends banning homegrown product - CTV News

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 07:04

CTV News

Legalizing cannabis: Senate committee recommends banning homegrown product
CTV News
A senate committee is recommending that federal law should specify that the provinces have the power to decide whether or not they want to authorize the cultivation of cannabis at home. Quebec and several other provinces have said they do not want ...
Plan on growing marijuana at home? There goes the ...The Globe and Mail
Marijuana delivery to all of California? Measure would expand accessSacramento Bee
Trudeau opens door to delay on marijuana billiPolitics.ca
CBC.ca -Globalnews.ca -Marijuana Business Daily
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Cannabis as colonialism? NWT woman says government shouldn't 'impose' legalization - CBC.ca

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 06:46

CBC.ca

Cannabis as colonialism? NWT woman says government shouldn't 'impose' legalization
CBC.ca
"I think a lot of non-Indigenous Canadians don't have that experience, that alcohol was legal one day and created major social problems for communities," said Testart. "We need to work in full partnership and full respect with our Indigenous partners ...

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Weed sales OK'd at California's first big marijuana festival at Sacramento concert - Sacramento Bee (blog)

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 20:36

Sacramento Bee (blog)

Weed sales OK'd at California's first big marijuana festival at Sacramento concert
Sacramento Bee (blog)
Marijuana lovers will be able to light up at the Lauryn Hill concert this weekend after all. Despite the objections of the City Council member whose district represents the Cal Expo fairgrounds, the council approved a one-time license for marijuana ...

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BC and Ottawa sign marijuana tax-sharing deal - Vancouver Sun

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 17:17

Vancouver Sun

BC and Ottawa sign marijuana tax-sharing deal
Vancouver Sun
VICTORIA — B.C. has signed on to Ottawa's tax for legalized marijuana, though the province has not yet decided whether to share the money with local communities. Finance Minister Carole James signed the “coordinated cannabis taxation agreement” with ...

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California firms cultivate cannabis investors at Vancouver forum - Vancouver Sun

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 17:12

Vancouver Sun

California firms cultivate cannabis investors at Vancouver forum
Vancouver Sun
Canada and California have reached an interesting confluence of money and knowhow on the road to legalizing cannabis, stateside pot entrepreneur Steve DeAngelo argues. “I call it the powerhouse combination,” said DeAngelo, winding up his sales pitch ...
Between lightning-fast pitches to investors, cannabis proponents lament and welcome the changing face of potToronto Star

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